You can be successful in anything, depending on your persistence and your passion for it.“– Chris Hau
Chris Hau is a Filmmaker, Photographer, and Creative Director from Toronto, Canada. Chris has a YouTube channel where he talks about photography and videography.
His production company has been producing commercials for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Adobe, Grey Goose, and Google.
To give his story a twist, before getting fully into the video and the photo space, Chris was a musician.
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Chris Hau on Turning Failures into Dreams, Finding Your Own Voice and Cutting Through the Noise. – The Pierre T. Lambert Podcast
SELECTED LINKS FROM THE EPISODE
- How did Chris become a professional video and photographer? [03:58]
- Who are the people that inspired him to pursue his goals in life? [09:35]
- What is his opinion about choosing a career? [14:32]
- Is this time the best time to learn the technical skills for being a photographer and a videographer? [17:39]
- How did his passion for music shift to photography? [21:13]
- What is his advice about team collaboration? [25:50]
- How to move away from micromanaging for the betterment of projects? [30:25]
- What allows Chris to have more “mental space” to focus on better creative ideas, better stories, doing deeper and bigger projects? [32:45]
- How does Chris deal with pressure? [37:07]
- Chris talks about detaching yourself from negative comments on social media. [43:42]
- Why does Chris think that someone should be creating for himself, and not just for the sake of getting followers? [53:17]
- Chris shares his fun moments shooting for Mercedes-Benz. [54:27]
- How well does Chris enjoys his journey? [59:36]
- Chris suggests creative outlet for people. [1:03:10]
- Parting thoughts. [1:05:03]
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